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High efficiency photovoltaics: Recent progress and long term goals

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3 Author(s)
Ekins-Daukes, N.J. ; Blackett Lab., Imperial Coll. London, London, UK ; Farrell, D.J. ; Hirst, L.

Photovoltaic solar cells based on III-V semiconductors are now reaching power conversion efficiencies in excess of 42%. This technology is reviewed and discussed with reference to the fundamental efficiency limit for solar photovoltaic power conversion, which sits at 87%.

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Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO), 2011 Conference on

Date of Conference:

1-6 May 2011